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California Water Service Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

$42.73
+0.50 (+1.18 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$42.01
Now: $42.73
$42.78
50-Day Range
$41.66
MA: $45.76
$48.98
52-Week Range
$39.74
Now: $42.73
$57.36
Volume175,299 shs
Average Volume264,884 shs
Market Capitalization$2.11 billion
P/E Ratio52.75
Dividend Yield1.98%
Beta-0.07
California Water Service Group, through its subsidiaries, provides water utility and other related services in California, Washington, New Mexico, and Hawaii. It is involved in the production, purchase, storage, treatment, testing, distribution, and sale of water for domestic, industrial, public, and irrigation uses, as well as for fire protection. The company offers its services to approximately 486,900 customer connections in 100 California communities; approximately 4,800 water and wastewater customer connections on the islands of Maui and Hawaii; approximately 17,600 customer connections in the Tacoma and Olympia areas in Washington; and approximately 8,200 water and wastewater customer connections in the Belen, Los Lunas, Indian Hills, and Elephant Butte areas in New Mexico. It also engages in the provision of non-regulated water-related services, including operating municipally owned water systems, privately owned water, and recycled water distribution systems; providing water system operation, meter reading, and billing services to private companies and municipalities; leasing communication antenna sites on its properties to telecommunication companies; billing optional third-party insurance programs to its residential customers; and providing lab services. California Water Service Group was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.78 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Water supply
Sub-IndustryWater Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP13078810
Phone408-367-8200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$714.56 million
Cash Flow$3.21 per share
Book Value$16.20 per share

Profitability

Net Income$63.12 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,207
Market Cap$2.11 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$42.73
+0.50 (+1.18 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has California Water Service Group's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

California Water Service Group's stock was trading at $48.41 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CWT stock has decreased by 11.7% and is now trading at $42.73.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of California Water Service Group?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for California Water Service Group in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is California Water Service Group's next earnings date?

California Water Service Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 29th 2020.
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How were California Water Service Group's earnings last quarter?

California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The utilities provider reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.48. The utilities provider earned $175.48 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $228.74 million. California Water Service Group had a return on equity of 5.04% and a net margin of 5.45%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.35 EPS.
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How often does California Water Service Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for California Water Service Group?

California Water Service Group declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 29th. Investors of record on Monday, August 10th will be given a dividend of $0.213 per share on Friday, August 21st. This represents a $0.85 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.99%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 7th.
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What price target have analysts set for CWT?

4 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for California Water Service Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $56.00. On average, they anticipate California Water Service Group's share price to reach $52.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of California Water Service Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of California Water Service Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other California Water Service Group investors own include NCI (NCIT), Ford Motor (F), SJW Group (SJW), American States Water (AWR), Alibaba Group (BABA), Pfizer (PFE), Consolidated Edison (ED), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), General Electric (GE) and Mcdonald's (MCD).

Who are California Water Service Group's key executives?

California Water Service Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Martin A. Kropelnicki, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Thomas F. Smegal III, VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 52)
  • Ms. Lynne P. McGhee, VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 54)
  • Mr. Paul G. Townsley, VP of Corp. Devel. & Chief Regulatory Matters Officer (Age 62)
  • Mr. Robert J. Kuta, VP of Engineering and Chief Water Quality & Environmental Compliance Officer (Age 54)

What is California Water Service Group's stock symbol?

California Water Service Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CWT."

Who are California Water Service Group's major shareholders?

California Water Service Group's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.55%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.29%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.99%), Nuance Investments LLC (0.86%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.79%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.79%). Company insiders that own California Water Service Group stock include David B Healey, Elissa Y Ouyang, Lester A Snow, Michael B Luu, Peter C Nelson and Richard P Magnuson.
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Which major investors are selling California Water Service Group stock?

CWT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd, Federated Hermes Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Principal Financial Group Inc., and Principal Financial Group Inc..
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Which major investors are buying California Water Service Group stock?

CWT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuance Investments LLC, Man Group plc, First National Corp MA ADV, TD Asset Management Inc., Bridge City Capital LLC, Verition Fund Management LLC, Jefferies Group LLC, and Mackay Shields LLC.
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How do I buy shares of California Water Service Group?

Shares of CWT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is California Water Service Group's stock price today?

One share of CWT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.73.

How big of a company is California Water Service Group?

California Water Service Group has a market capitalization of $2.11 billion and generates $714.56 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $63.12 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.31 on an earnings per share basis. California Water Service Group employs 1,207 workers across the globe.

What is California Water Service Group's official website?

The official website for California Water Service Group is www.calwatergroup.com.

How can I contact California Water Service Group?

California Water Service Group's mailing address is 1720 NORTH FIRST STREET, SAN JOSE CA, 95112. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 408-367-8200 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 9/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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